Ricker, William Edwin

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William E. Ricker was internationally recognized for his contributions to aquatic biology and fisheries science. He was born in Waterdown, Ont. in 1908 and received his formal education from the University of Toronto. W.E. Ricker was a professor of Zoology (teaching about birds and fish) at Indiana University from 1939 to 1950, then returned to Canada to work for the Fisheries Research Board as editor of publications and eventually the board's senior scientist in 1964 when he moved to Nanaimo. From 1973 until his death in 2001, he continued to work on a voluntary basis on the history of Fraser River salmon fisheries and other projects. He received an honourary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Guelph in 1996.

From the description of Diaries of William E. Ricker. 1923- 1995, 2001. (University of Guelph). WorldCat record id: 628883320

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creatorOf Ricker, William Edwin. The absent corpse mystery--solved!, or, Professor Moriarty in the Yukon / by W.E. Ricker. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn William B. Provine collection of evolutionary biology reprints, 20th century. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Buzzati-Traverso, Adriano A. Lectures on population dynamics, October 17, 1955. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf University of Guelph. Convocation. Bound signature books for citations for recipients fo honours given at Convocation, 1994-1999. University of Guelph
creatorOf Ricker, William Edwin. Diaries of William E. Ricker. University of Guelph
creatorOf Ricker, William Edwin. The absent corpse mystery--solved!, or, Professor Moriarty in the Yukon / by W.E. Ricker. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn William B. Provine collection of evolutionary biology reprints, 20th century. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Child, William, b. 1834. Ricker, William. Godfrey Memorial Library
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Birth 1908-08-11

Death 2001-09-08

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